Actor Joaquin Phoenix ("To Die For") will play Fleck aka 'Joker' in the 'Batman' spin-off stand alone feature opening October 4, 2019:
"...'Arthur Fleck' returns home to care for his aging mother 'Penny' before meeting single mother and love interest 'Sophie Dumond' .
"Fleck's mother was very attractive in her youth, still obsessed with her former employer, 'Thomas Wayne, the father of 'Bruce', making Fleck, Thomas Wayne's bastard son and half-brother to the future 'Batman'..."
"I take a lot of time and consideration when making decisions and what I'm gonna' work on," said Phoenix.
"It feels unique, it is its own world in some ways, and maybe, mostly, it scares